SPRING FLING*

   Gal Pals, as you know the Philadelphia weather has been bonkers recently! One day its hot the other day its cold, and on those days, does it not feel like you’re left out in the cold when it comes to knowing what to wear?! Before you know it you’re walking out the door wearing […]

My Vintage Easter Outfit for $14!

     Every Easter I’m transported back to the kids table at my Mommom’s house. Sipping slowly a red wine spritzer, making eye contact with my cousins thinking we’re getting a “buzz”. Eating the most delicious traditional Italian food in gluttony until the ribbons on our Easter dresses had to be undone. Feeling the feelings of love and […]

SNOW POP!

I know for some snow means sadness, and I get it! Trust me… it can be freezing and no fun when it comes to how inconvenient it can be for your car and your style! BUT… Turning your freezing frowns upside with a POPPIN’ attitude can not only brighten your style but your attitude towards […]

Mod MoGal

We’re not afraid to take some chances and neither is PolishedC! This look was obviously inspired by the swinging sixties and is most certainly mod without the modesty! Yeah baby she looks like a MO-GAL!  It’s flirty, feminine, and we’re making statements with statement pieces that don’t have to cost you a lot of money. […]

Flash Back Friday: A New Way of Dressing*

  Since this Nouveau November is all about arriving and feeling the spirit of confidence, when dressing for holiday parties this month or spicy weekends, your goal is to not blend in but to stand out! A quick way to do that is to have a fresh take on your style by heading into that closet, maybe […]

Blushing Twist On *Takeout (Part 1)

It’s so important Gals for you to come here and be inspired, not only by our monthly themes, but through posts that show you a little creativity, inspiration, and thought can make a few pennies look and feel like a million bucks! For this entertaining post, which will have two parts, I wanted to do […]

Kicks of Color*

Feeling that hot sun on your face in Summer… there’s nothing better… unless you’re feeling the hot sun reflect off of Dolce and Gabbana floral shades that you got for $50 bucks! Hahah That’s right my Gal Pals, feeling lux for less is right at your finger tips when you Shop for What Pops! The […]

Denim All Year Round! (Video)

Spring is the season of DENIM! Here are a few ways to keep your denim fresh at any time of the year with style and confidence! Click the photo above or the link below for my video with About.com! http://fashion.about.com/video/Jean-Styles-You-Can-Wear-All-Year-Around.htm

Wake Up to Younger Looking Eyes*

Gals! I know how I feel in the morning when I want to wake up feeling refreshed to celebrate a great day! Here are a few tips from my about.com video shoot on waking up to younger looking eyes! Click the photo above to watch the video! Enjoy! -V

POP-Cape*

Gal Pals… This November has me feeling cozy but bold! And one of the best ways you can add POP to your wardrobe in a quick and easy way for fall is with a cool cape! I found this beautiful cape at The Nest in Glenside… a vintage shop with a few treasures to be […]

A Kiss of Pop for $24.99*

Gals, is there anything better than breathing in that crisp, clean, fresh air that swirls around us every fall? I don’t think so… and so to celebrate that crispy feeling, I decided to use that as my inspiration for this clean look that breathes new life into the air with simple pieces and only a solo kiss of POP! […]

City Fringe POP*

Who would have thunk a top with this much life and personality… AND POP would only cost $24.99? This super sweet sweater from Marshalls was full of POP so it had to be grabbed off the rack! Being that it was so different and how much I love making a style statement, I wanted to show you […]

Leather in Shades of Black

ROCK THE “BEEP” ON! Gals, this might be one of my favorite looks EVER, as difficult as it is to pick a favorite, but I’m loving the LEATHER, LEATHER, and more LEATHER! As fall is headed our way, I wanted to show you a few shades of black and leather that would make some awesome investments […]

Blitz, Glitz, and Glam for GAMEDAY or Any Day!

E-A-G-L-E-S… EAGLES! Fly Eagles fly Gal Pals! Football season is here, and as a former Philadelphia Eagles Cheerleader and Philly native, there’s no better season to celebrate kick off style than FOOTBALL SEASON! Now’s the time to celebrate your hometown colors too with a little blitz, glitz, and glam all the while being Polished for Pennies creative. I always […]

Imagination Nation

There have been many things that I have imagined in my life. I have imagined performing in front of thousands. I have imagined using my voice to help influence the good in others with an uplifting purpose. I have imagined fashion as my message and creation as my outlet. I have imagined the worth in me as my […]